It is increasingly likely that Wednesday's Common Council meeting will include further discussion of the long-debated conference center project, a month after a vote that appeared to approve its advancement.
Update: According to several people familiar with the situation, New York State has decided to proceed with the construction of a de-watering facility in Southwest Park in Ithaca. The project, initially slated to start March 30, was "postponed" last week but has now been rescheduled for just…
The Tompkins County Health Department has released the latest figures showing the spread of COVID-19 in Tompkins County.
Cornell University has announced a slew of new financial reforms intended to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on the school.
In the latest update from the Tompkins County Health Department, the countywide number of positive test results rose from 56 to 70.
With new guidelines in place limiting the necessary number of petitions, all declared candidates for the New York State’s 125th Assembly District seat passed the minimum threshold to qualify for the primary election coming in a few months. The packed field, of seven Democrats and a Republica…
The Tompkins County Office of Human Rights joined other local figures and organizations in speaking out against a recent spate of harassment locally against Asian-Americans, an apparent side-effect of the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.
Selena Hodom takes over the Ithaca Festival at a turbulent time, as group gatherings around the world are being canceled and the festival itself has had financial difficulties over the last several days. With a long background in event planning and music festival organization, Hodom brings a…
Two people are now hospitalized as a result of the coronavirus, according to the latest data released by the Tompkins County Health Department.
Update: A third employee of the Tompkins County Courthouse has now tested positive for COVID-19, according to an announcement from the New York State Office of Court Administration.
A rush of new cases has led the Tompkins County Health Department to again advise people to stay home amid the worsening COVID-19 outbreak. Testing also continues to climb, especially with the introduction of the drive-through sampling facility in the Ithaca Mall parking lot.
All intercity bus service between Ithaca and New York City has been voluntarily suspended by each bus company operating in the City of Ithaca, according to an announcement from Mayor Svante Myrick on social media Thursday afternoon. The stoppage will start Thursday night at midnight.
The History Center in Tompkins County is currently looking for assistance in documenting the impacts of COVID-19 in the county. The center shared the following statement on its website:
Tompkins County announced today that they'd been informed by a "private employer" at the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport that one of their employees had tested positive for COVID-19.
Topmkins County Health Department has published their daily update on the coronavirus spread in the county, with some rather concerning increases today.
eTompkins Consolidated Area Transit (TCAT) has announced that it will be enacting an additional service reduction that will start on March 30.
The Tompkins County Health Department announced Wednesday afternoon its newest COVID-19 numbers, showing that 23 people have now tested positive int the county.
Our daily Tompkins County COVID-19 update is here, and reveals another day of slight growth in terms of an additional two positive cases, but otherwise relatively quiet. The overall total number of positive cases in Tompkins County now sits at 18.
There’s necessary fear about the stability of the nation these days as COVID-19 continues to impact nearly every facet of life. But that anxiety has motivated some people to get involved in whatever way they know how, including getting creative like the Ithaca Mask Makers.
Tompkins County and Cayuga Health officials jointly announced Monday the opening of a new testing center for COVID-19 as they try to keep up with the rising demand for testing in Tompkins County.